Tests have confirmed 20 people died after contracting the disease on the island
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Thursday 18 November 2010
A group of military officers revolted yesterday as Madagascar held a referendum on a new constitution that would keep a coup leader in power indefinitely.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
More than a fifth of the world's plant species are under threat of extinction, a global assessment reveals today.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
Tortoises may move slowly, but even a little movement can be a lifesaver. Customs staff at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport noticed something stirring in two bags and discovered 301 tortoises hidden amid shredded paper.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Saturday 01 May 2010
Saturday 20 March 2010
Thursday 18 February 2010
Thursday 18 February 2010
Ever seen such bright blue eyes? The blue-eyed black lemur of Madagascar is something of a celebrity. "We always say they are the Hollywood stars of the primates," said Christoph Schwitzer, who studies the animals in Madagascar's north-western forests. "Stunningly beautiful, but a bit stupid."
Wednesday 13 January 2010
Saturday 19 December 2009
Madagascar's leader on Friday fired the prime minister he named in October, in a move likely to anger international mediators and further jeopardise hopes for a consensus solution to the island's political crisis.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Kirsten Nematandani, the South African football president, is remaining tight-lipped on any possible successors to Joel Santana following the exit of the national coach.
Sunday 11 October 2009
Monday 10 August 2009
Madagascar's feuding leaders said yesterday they had agreed a power-sharing deal and would hold elections on the Indian Ocean island within 15 months.
Sunday 09 August 2009
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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